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Boeing conducts final test flight of 737 MAX with software fix

Washington - Boeing has conducted a final test flight of a 737 MAX model with an updated anti-stall system prior to its certification by aviation authorities, the aerospace manufacturer said Wednesday.

Five things that went wrong for India's Jet Airways

Mumbai - India's Jet Airways was teetering on the brink of collapse Wednesday, operating just five planes and waiting for lenders to release emergency funds to keep the debt-saddled carrier flying.

Boeing 737 MAX changes deemed 'operationally suitable': FAA

New York - The changes US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has proposed in the wake of two deadly accidents of its top-selling 737 MAX aircraft were deemed "operationally suitable," according to a draft report released by US regulators Tuesday.

Three killed in aircraft runway accident near Everest

Kathmandu - A small plane veered off the runway and hit two helicopters while taking off near Mount Everest on Sunday, killing three people and injuring three, officials said.

Israeli spacecraft crashes during moon landing: mission control

Jerusalem - Israel's attempt at a moon landing failed at the last minute Thursday when the craft suffered an engine failure as it prepared to land and apparently crashed onto the lunar surface.

Singapore airport nature dome unveiled in fight for flights

Fpo - A 40-metre indoor waterfall cascading through a steel and glass dome is at the heart of a vast complex in Singapore's main airport unveiled Thursday, part of the city-state's fight for global flights.Reportedly built for a cool Sg$1.7 billion ($1.

Tirana airport security under scrutiny after runway heist

Tirana - Security at the Albanian capital's airport was under scrutiny Wednesday after a Hollywood-style robbery on its runway that left one gunman dead while his accomplices fled with millions of euros.

Scandal-hit Korean Air chairman dies, shares soar

Seoul - The head of South Korea's flag carrier Korean Air --- whose family have been embroiled in multiple scandals including an infamous "nut rage" tantrum -- has died, the airline said Monday, sending its shares soaring.

Family of MH17 victim sues Russia banks, US money transfer companies

New York - The family of an American teenager killed aboard the MH17 flight launched a court case Thursday against Russian banks and US money transfer companies for helping to finance pro-Moscow separatists accused of shooting it down over Ukraine.

Boeing says will take 'any and all' needed safety steps after Ethiopia crash

New York - Boeing on Thursday said it would take "any and all" necessary safety measures to ensure the airworthiness of its jets following last month's deadly crash in Ethiopia.

Boeing defends 'fundamental safety' of 737 MAX after crash report

Washington - Embattled US aviation giant Boeing on Thursday insisted on the "fundamental safety" of its 737 MAX aircraft but pledged to take all necessary steps to ensure the jets' airworthiness.

Ethiopian Airlines 737 crash report expected Thursday: sources

New York - Ethiopian officials on Thursday are expected to release preliminary conclusions in the probe of last month's crash of a Boeing 737 that killed 157 people, two sources told AFP on Wednesday.

Ethiopian 737 pilots followed Boeing guidelines before crash: WSJ

Washington - The pilots of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX plane that crashed last month initially took the emergency steps outlined by the manufacturer but still could not regain control, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Singapore carrier grounds two Boeing jets over engine problem

Fpo - Singapore Airlines said Tuesday it had grounded two of its Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft after discovering an engine defect during inspections, the latest problem for the US planemaker.

Russia joins probe of crash that killed top airline co-owner

Moscow - Tributes poured in Monday for Natalia Fileva, co-owner of Russia's second largest airline S7 who died in a jet crash in Germany, where aviation specialists from Moscow were headed to assist the probe.

Boeing must do more work on proposed 737 fix: US regulator

New York - Boeing must perform more work on a proposed fix to its 737 MAX aircraft before it can be submitted for review, US officials said Monday, suggesting the planes could stay grounded a while longer.

One of Russia's richest women killed in German plane crash

Berlin - A plane crashed in Germany on Sunday killing three people, police said, as one of Russia's richest women was identified by the company she co-owns as among the victims.

Boeing anti-stall system was activated in Ethiopia crash: source

New York - Boeing's MCAS anti-stall system, which was implicated in the October crash of a 737 MAX 8 airliner in Indonesia, was also activated shortly before a recent accident in Ethiopia, a source with knowledge of the investigation said Friday.

Boeing MCAS anti-stall system was activated in Ethiopia crash: source

New York - Boeing's MCAS anti-stall system, which was implicated in the October crash of a 737 MAX 8 in Indonesia, was also activated shortly before a recent accident in Ethiopia, a source with knowledge of the investigation said Friday.

Iceland's WOW Air budget carrier collapses, cancels all flights

Reykjav - Iceland's budget carrier WOW Air said it had ceased operations and cancelled all flights on Thursday, stranding thousands of passengers.

Boeing unveils fix to flight software after accidents

Renton - US aircraft maker Boeing on Wednesday unveiled an upgraded for the MCAS flight software on the 737 MAX aircraft, following two recent crashes in which nearly 350 people died.

Hero French pilot in Entebbe hijack dies aged 95

Nice - A French pilot hailed for bravery during a hijacking drama targeting Jews on an Air France flight in 1976 has died aged 95, his son told AFP on Wednesday.

End of an era in Indian aviation as Goyal bows out

Mumbai - Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal rose from humble beginnings to be undisputed king of India's skies. But now, at 69, massive debts have forced him to cede control of the pioneering airline he founded.

Boeing holds test flights for 737 MAX fix: sources

Washington - US aviation authorities will defend their certification methods for new planes before lawmakers Wednesday, two weeks after grounding the Boeing 737 MAX over two deadly crashes in less than five months.

Anti-stall system likely activated in crash: Ethiopian Airlines CEO

Addis Ababa - An anti-stall system believed to have caused a fatal October jet crash in Indonesia was probably also involved in this month's crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed all 157 people onboard, the carrier's CEO said on Monday.

Indonesia's Garuda says to cancel 49-jet Boeing 737 deal after crashes

Jakarta - Indonesia's national carrier Garuda has told Boeing it will cancel a multi-billion-dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets after the model was involved in two fatal crashes.

After crashes, Boeing rolls out safety feature previously sold as option

New York - Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft will be outfitted with a warning light for malfunctions in the anti-stall system suspected in October's fatal crash in Indonesia, an industry source told AFP Thursday, standardizing a feature previously sold as an optional ext...

Boeing 737 MAX to face first congressional hearing

Washington - Boeing's ill-fated 737 MAX and federal regulators next week will face the first public grilling by Congress over the two fatal plane crashes in recent months.

Iran's Mahan Air cancels Paris flights over 'sanctions'

Tehran - Iran's Mahan Air has been forced to cancel its Paris flights over "sanctions", its customer services team said Tuesday weeks after Germany banned the airline."We have been told that (flights to France) have been cancelled...

US probing certification of Boeing 737 MAX

Washington - Boeing and US aviation regulators are coming under intense scrutiny over the certification of the 737 MAX aircraft after news that two recent crashes share similarities.
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